Fear of Change

Fear of Change

Lori woke up in a cold sweat, heart racing.  What had she been dreaming about?  She had been waking up at 3 a.m. every night for the last week.  Had she gotten everything ready, was everything organized, was she missing anything?  These questions seemed like noise in...
EMDR for anxiety

EMDR for anxiety

As uncomfortable as anxiety can be, we all need a little bit of anxiety to motivate us to meet our deadlines and to survive.  However, when our anxiety becomes too big, we can feel like we are spinning out of control.  It might be hard to focus and be efficient...
The problems with isolation

The problems with isolation

Human babies need caregivers because they are born helpless.  This first bond between caregiver and baby develops our attachment system, which is linked to our nervous system. We learn as babies and then toddlers how to get our needs met through others.  As we grow...